Weather Gauge

Some articles on weather gauge, gauge, weather:

Battle Of Plymouth - Battle
... a direct attack from the north against the convoy, having the weather gauge ... Having thus gained the weather gauge the Dutch at once exploited this by turning and attacking from the north ... decided against it as he did not have the weather gauge ...
Weather Gage - Weather Gauge
... Gauge and gage are often used as alternative spellings ... To the extent there is a difference, a weather gauge can be a form of meteorological instrumentation for measuring weather quantitatively, such as a rain gauge, thermometer, anemometer or ...
Battle Of Schooneveld - First Battle
... This forced Rupert to attack immediately to prevent the Dutch from gaining the weather gauge, before he could form a proper keel line ... disengaged slowly to the northwest to keep the weather gauge, but like Rupert didn't use this position to attack ... parts and he could attack the confused enemy rear with a numerical superiority having the weather gauge ...

Famous quotes containing the word weather:

    Whenever the weather licks the pilot instead of him lickin’ the weather, he’s finished. The first time makes the second time easier. And the first thing he knows, he’s in trouble when the weather is perfect.
    Frank W. Wead (1895?–1947)